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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Cheriton Bishop, Devon your home away from home

Cheriton Bishop is a tiny village on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, surrounded by panoramic countryside views. This peaceful location in the gorgeous Devon countryside is ideal for walking, cycling and touring the area. The name “Cheriton” is derived from the ancient English “Church Town” and the village church, St Mary’s, dates back to the 13th century. The village has two pubs serving excellent ales and food and a village shop for convenient supplies.

Things to Do in Cheriton Bishop, Devon

Play Golf

There are several golf courses including the Fingle Glen Hotel Golf and Country Club and the Downs Crediton Golf Club, all within 5 miles of your Cheriton Bishop holiday home rental.

Go to the Races

Newton Abbot is famous for its summer racecourse which hosts National Hunt racing. It provides a fun day out, especially with a small wager on the runners.

Hiking and Biking

The gentle rolling countryside makes Devon very popular with walkers and mountain bikers. There are many waymarked paths which are traffic free, including the South West Coastal Path which runs around the entire coastline.

Places to Visit Near Cheriton Bishop, Devon Becky Falls

Becky Falls is Devon’s Top Beauty spot and is just 8 miles away. As well as the spectacular falls in the river valley there are animal attractions and an indoor theatre where shows are held daily.

Exeter

Exeter is worthy of a full day trip and is about 9 miles from your Cheriton Bishop holiday home rental. Take a guided walking tour of the city to learn the history behind the old buildings, explore the ancient Cathedral founded in 1050 and the beautiful Guildhall which is the oldest municipal building still in use in England.

Castle Drogo

This magnificent country house was built around 1910 to a design by Edward Lutyens and is now managed by the National Trust. As well as having a decorative interior, the formal gardens are magnificent with rhododendrons, magnolias and herbaceous borders full of colour.

Weather in Cheriton Bishop, Devon

Located in the West Country, the area around Cheriton Bishop generally has mild winters and reasonably warm, sunny summers with occasional showers. Average daily high temperatures throughout the year range from 9-21°C (48-70°F) with the heaviest rain showers between October and January, particularly on high ground.

Travel to Cheriton Bishop, Devon

The best way to get to Cheriton Bishop is by train or car. Follow the M5 south to Exeter then take the scenic A30 a short distance to reach Cheriton Bishop. The nearest railway station is Yeoford Station which is 3 miles away and Crediton Station, 6 miles away. Exeter Airport also has regular flights from around the UK and is 14 miles from your holiday cottage at Cheriton Bishop.

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                                                                                                      This really is the perfect getaway

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had an amazing relaxing stay. We had everything we needed and more. The Hide is a truly beautiful retreat and we would love to return in the future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

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                                                                                                      A very nice home from home. We enjoyed the location and the peace and quiet very much. On the first night of our weeks stay a small herd of deer came onto the property and stayed until they saw us watching them. Our host Wendy made us very welcome, and is able to provide lots of advice on places to go. We took advantage of our NT membership and went somewhere different each day.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017